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Potter

1. (Helen) Beatrix. 1866--1943, British author and illustrator of children's animal stories, such as The Tale of Peter Rabbit (1902)
2. Dennis (Christopher George). 1935--94, British dramatist. His TV plays include Pennies from Heaven (1978), The Singing Detective (1986), and Blackeyes (1989)
3. Paulus. 1625--54, Dutch painter, esp of animals
4. Stephen. 1900--70, British humorist and critic. Among his best-known works are Gamesmanship (1947) and One-Upmanship (1952), on the art of achieving superiority over others
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The process is as follows: When a potter becomes rich, will he, think you, any longer take the same pains with his art?
And the result will be that he becomes a worse potter?
Potter took out a large spring-knife and cut off the dangling end of the rope and then said:
Injun Joe sprang to his feet, his eyes flaming with passion, snatched up Potter's knife, and went creeping, catlike and stooping, round and round about the combatants, seeking an opportunity.
After which he put the fatal knife in Potter's open right hand, and sat down on the dismantled coffin.
"No, you've always been fair and square with me, Muff Potter, and I won't go back on you.
I'll bless you for this the longest day I live." And Potter began to cry.
Potter started on a trot that quickly increased to a run.
Clutton and Potter sat on each side of her, and everyone knew that neither had found her unduly coy.
She's been with Clutton and Potter and Flanagan, even with old Foinet--that's why he takes so much trouble about her--and now two of you, you and Lawson.
'From the "Caddo Gazette," of the 12th inst., we learn the frightful death of Colonel Robert Potter. .
In two years of research the author has chosen more than 100 potters working in the woodfired kiln process, demonstrating the great diversity in this long-established method of firing pottery.